Building Vocabulary for College, 8th Edition by R. Kent Smith

By R. Kent Smith

Development VOCABULARY for faculty is a vocabulary worktext that is helping you raise your educational vocabulary via a pragmatic, reinforcing procedure that promotes mastery of the phrases and notice components studied. The textual content starts off by way of proposing the fundamentals equivalent to universal prefixes, suffixes, and roots. workouts partially 1 ask you to paintings via matching, multiple-choice, sentence fill-in, and finishing a passage sections. the teachings in part 2 introduce phrases from a number of educational disciplines that can assist you be successful around the curriculum. workouts partially 2 comprise matching, sentence fill-ins, and finishing a passage sections.

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Building Vocabulary for College, 8th Edition

Development VOCABULARY for faculty is a vocabulary worktext that is helping you elevate your educational vocabulary via a pragmatic, reinforcing strategy that promotes mastery of the phrases and be aware components studied. The textual content starts via providing the fundamentals similar to universal prefixes, suffixes, and roots. workouts partially 1 ask you to paintings via matching, multiple-choice, sentence fill-in, and finishing a passage sections.

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Antediluvian (AN ti di LOO vē ən)—adjective ■ ■ The antediluvian period took place before the Flood mentioned in the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament. When I was younger, I thought my parents’ philosophy for raising children was so old-fashioned that it was antediluvian; however, I’ve changed my mind since I’ve become a parent. antediluvian is related to (a) complicated times (b) ancient times . 6. rectify (REK tə fı̄)—verb ■ ■ Pat attempted to rectify his clumsiness by slowing down and treading carefully.

Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. Matching Word Parts and Definitions Match each definition with the word part it defines. 1. able, ible a. word; talk 2. a, an b. many 3. super c. above; over; beyond 4.

8. ism ■ ■ Novels featuring romanticism have always been popular. The belief that there is no God is called atheism. ism refers to (a) realities (b) beliefs . 9. chron ■ ■ Mike has had a chronic backache since he fell rollerblading two weeks ago. Generally, history texts present material in a chronological order. chron means (a) time (b) changeable . 10. post ■ ■ At the conclusion of the wedding ceremony, Laura played an original postlude on the organ. Ahmed added a postscript to his letter because he had forgotten to include the exact time when his plane would be arriving.

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